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  • East Hartford Teachers Get Ready For New School Year

    EAST HARTFORD — The auditorium at East Hartford Middle School was noisy Monday morning, almost as though it were filled with students. But sitting in the seats were hundreds of teachers and staff, including nurses, secretaries, and tutors, who...
  • Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows

    Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows
    Autopsy results showing that Morgan State University football player Marquese Meadow died of heat stroke have prompted his mother to question whether coaches and trainers monitored the heat at practice or gave players enough water breaks. Meadow, an 18-...
  • UConn, Middlesex Hospital Receive Grant For Geriatric Care Study

    MIDDLETOWN — The University of Connecticut School of Nursing and Middlesex Hospital are beginning a three-year geriatric care and research program in Middlesex County with a $1.4 million federal grant. Through outreach to the aging population in...
  • LEGO Aqueduct Exhibit At UConn

    LEGO Aqueduct Exhibit At UConn
    Gary Robbins is a geology professor at UConn specializing in groundwater hydrology. One afternoon last year, he was playing with his grandkids in New Hampshire. Sitting amidst a sea of hundreds of multi-colored LEGO blocks, Robbins got a brainstorm that...
  • Sandy Hook Teacher To Publish Book

    Sandy Hook Teacher To Publish Book
    Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, a teacher credited with saving her class of first-graders during the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, has written a book about the aftermath of the shootings, her publisher announced Tuesday. The publisher, G.P. Putnam's Sons, said...
  • New Principal At Elizabeth Green Elementary School In Newington

    NEWINGTON -- Elizabeth Green Elementary School has a new leader. James Marciano took over Tuesday as the new principal at the pre-kindergarten-to-fourth-grade school, according to Superintendent of Schools William C. Collins. "We're excited to have...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Jenna Stone Of Enfield Receives Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

    Jenna Stone, a resident of Enfield and 2014 graduate of the Metropolitan Learning Center in Bloomfield, has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Katherine Roque Of New Haven Receives Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

    Katherine Roque, a 2014 graduate of Cooperative High School in New Haven, has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Roque, who will attend the...
  • Heather Tamsin takes over reins at Eastford Elementary School

    Eastford Elementary School has a new principal. Heather Tamsin took over the reins on July 1 when Linda Loretz retired from that position. Tamsin brings with her a 15-year teaching background working with middle school students in Mansfield. She recently...
  • Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Despite potential risks and limited benefits, many Americans are still screened for cancers toward the end of their lives, according to a new study. Up to half of older people in the U.S. received cancer screenings even...
  • STEM collaboration key at Quinebaug Middle College

    Paul Pelletier and Mary Kay Knox were getting ready for opening day at Quinebaug Middle College on Aug. 15. Pelletier is the coordinator of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math at QMC and Knox is the STEM instructional coach. Their academic and...